News (page 10)


Scales of Justice

Wisconsin’s Supreme Court candidates’ opinions on past cases show their views

Here is a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article on the views of the candidates running for Wisconsin Supreme Court:  Wisconsin’s Supreme…
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DVC Milwaukee County Executive Candidate Forum Materials

The following materials are now available from the 2020 Milwaukee County Executive Candidate Forum that was held at IndependenceFirst on…
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News from the Wisconsin Election Commission re Milwaukee County Executive Candidates

Read the news story from the Wisconsin Elections Commission regarding recent decisions made about Milwaukee County Executive Candidates: Three Decisions…
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An Accessible 2020 Census – FAQ by disability community

A fair and accurate decennial census is crucial for people with disabilities—and, indeed, for every person in the United States….
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Judge orders state to remove over 200,000 people from Wisconsin’s voter rolls

On Friday, an Ozaukee County judge ordered the state to remove over 200,000 people from Wisconsin’s voter rolls. These are…
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New Videos on Serving as a Poll Worker

The Disability Vote Coalition has a new video to encourage voters with disabilities to consider serving as a poll worker,…
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Disability Vote Coalition Commends Signing of AB-168

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition applauds Governor Evers who today will sign into law AB-168 which will address a barrier…
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Wisconsin Voters with Disabilities Face a Variety of Barriers

The last state report on accessibility barriers, in 2015, found most audited polling places had problems. State law requires such…
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Disability advocates applaud bill to remove barriers for voters, continue to seek accountability

Disability rights advocates are applauding a new law to removing barriers for voters with disabilities but said work to expand…

What challenges voters with disabilities face and what needs to be done to fix them

The Rockland/Westchester Journal recently published an article about challenges for voters with disabilities.  Read the article on their website: What…
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Special Election for 7th Congressional District

Do you live in the 7th Congressional District in Northwestern and Central Wisconsin? A special election will be held to…
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Wisconsin State Senate passes AB 168/ SB 246

On October 8, the Wisconsin State Senate passed AB 168/ SB 246 relating to the requirement for stating name and…